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How my antelope hunt went.

Old 09-26-2010, 05:35 AM
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Congrats!! He is a dandy. Are you going to mount him?
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Old 09-26-2010, 06:28 AM
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Congratulations... that is an excellent adventure. And a great shot. What a nice buck.

I am guessing, that is a .50 caliber 1-28 twist LRH Green Mountain Barrel on that Renegade? What powder and charge did you shoot?
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Old 09-26-2010, 07:13 AM
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Yes that was one of my 1-28 twist guns. I used a Lee C-501-440-RF 500 S&W bullet paper patched and sized to .501 with 80 gr of Pyrodex P and a over powder wad.
Those big meplats on those bullets smack HARD. I have never heard the sound of the bullet hitting with Hornady great plains bullets. I have seen three animals killed with this 500 S&W bullet AKA "Moose Maulers" and the sound is unmistakable. Ron
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Old 09-26-2010, 11:12 AM
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Congrats Ron! Great report.Great hunt.I always enjoy reading about your style of hunting.
I would love to be able to hunt that way.
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Old 09-26-2010, 02:28 PM
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That was an excellent read Ron. I really enjoyed it. Congrats on a fun hunt and fine kill.
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Old 09-26-2010, 02:55 PM
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congrats! Awesome story & pics! 16 years is a long time to wait...
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Old 09-26-2010, 03:26 PM
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Nice looking buck. I hope my antelope season goes just as well this year.
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Old 09-26-2010, 04:05 PM
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My friend that was going to hunt with me just showed up. He saw a lot of antelope like I knew he would. He passed a lot of smaller goats and took pictures. He did see some pigs but never got a shot. Then he bends his sight. His is just like mine and I told him. If you are not hunting that sight needs to be in your pocket. Well he puts it in his hard gun case on his 4 wheeler. Next thing he tries to shoot a coyote and it hits nowhere in the area of the dog. Then he looks at his sight. He brought it to me and I straightened it for him and I think I got it back to where in needs to be. He will need to shoot it again before he goes back out. There is NO reason he should not be able to shoot just as good if not better antelope than mine. I did tell him that this is the last time I LET him call a blind in a area I SHOWED him. I said next time we will flip a coin or we will both use the same waterhole. Then I urged him to not take all his family and their friends out there. I hope he keeps his word. Ron
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Old 09-27-2010, 09:54 AM
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Thanks for the report. Nice job.
I never hunted antelope, but had a friend give me one once. It kinda smelled like sgae hanging in my garage, but we couldn't really tell the difference between that and whitetail on the plate.
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Old 09-27-2010, 03:46 PM
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I took him in today for a mount. Ron
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